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Family Sheet

Name: William J. Park Note Born: 24 Jul 1840 at Jefferson County, , , Indiana Married: 29 Mar 1866 at Jefferson County, , , Indiana Died: 15 Feb 1910 at Hoopeston, , Vermilion County, Illinois Father: Alexander Park Ii Mother: Elizabeth Bain
Name: Jane Baird Beard Note Born: 8 Nov 1844 at Ohio Pennsylvania ?, , , Died: 27 Apr 1925 at Hoopeston, , Vermilion County, Illinois
Name: Anna Park Born: Died:
Name: Fred Park Born: Died:
Name: Mary Park Born: Died:
Name: Ralph Park Born: Died:
Name: Salome Park Born: Died:
Name: Joseph Park Born: Abt 1876 at Indiana, , , Died:
Name: Nettie Park Born: Abt 1877 at Indiana, , , Died:
1). bobspu.ged BIO This first son of Alexander and Elizabeth PARK was baptized On Monday of Sacrament November 9th Rev McLane of princeton... Ref 1 Records of the Carmel Church This couple was married and resided for several years in Jeff erson County, IN, Hanover Township. Sometime between the census enumeration of 1870 and 1910, they relocated to Vermilion County, IL, near Hoopeston. At least two of William s siblings also moved to the Hoopeston area Elizabeth , William s sister, and her husband Thomas J. HANNA are both buried in the Floral Hills Cemetery. Another sister, Jane PARK, was apparently blind and never married. Her grave is also in Floral Hills. Her tombstone inscription was copied by Park W. CARTER, and contains the information thatJane was born 3 Feb. 1844 and died on Christmas Day, 1915. Park reports that she was known by family in the area as Blind Jane and Aunt Blind Jane. William J. and Jane PARK had two children listed on the 1870 Census in Jefferson County Joseph was 3 years of age, and Nettie was two. Ms. McGREW, however, sent Park CARTER the list of their children as follows Joseph, Fred, Ralph, Anna, Mary and Salome. No dates of birth were included in her letter. It is not known if Nettie who appeared on the 1870 Census died young, or why her name did not appear on Ms. McGREW s data. REFERENECS 1. Records of the Carmel Congregation of the Assoc. Presb. Church 2. Tombstone inscription William J. PARK Floral Hills Cemetery, Hoopeston, IL. Per Park W. CARTER Box 145, Eureka, KS, 67045 0145 desc. of Wm. PARK, the grandfather ofWm. J. PARK. 3. Jefferson County, Indiana Marriage Records, 1811 1873 , excerpts sent to Park W. CARTER by Wm. H. SAGE, 435 Highland Dr., Madison, IN 47250. Mr. Sage is a gen. researcher in Jeff. Co. 4. Elizabeth McGREW, 15 Ohio, Danville, IL 61832.Data sent to Park W. CARTER. Ms. McGREW is a desc. of Wm. J. PARK s sister, Elizabeth PARK HANNA. Copy of letter not dated Mr. CARTER estimate ca 1973. 5. U.S. Census, 1840, IN Jefferson Co. Republican Twp. p 397. Microfilm 704 83. 6. U.S. Census, 1850, IN Jefferson Co. Republican Twp p unknown Dw. 504 Fam. 523. Page is not legible on film. 7. U.S. Census, 1860, IN Jefferson Co. Hanover Twp. p 556 Dw. 279 Fam. 277. Microfilm 653 270. 8. U.S. Census, 1870, IN Jefferson Co. Hanover Twp. p 12 Dw. 89 Fam. 84. Microfilm 593 328. Source Elizabeth Ann Gilchrist Jun 1998 Andersn.GED 11 8 1999
2).  bobspu.ged  BIO   The maiden name of William J. PARK  s wife is uncertain.  Some sources record her maiden name as BEARD, others as BAIRD.  Jane may have been the daughter of William BAIRD who appeared on the 1860 census for Jefferson Co., IN, in Hanover Twp.  The number of the dwelling for the BAIRD household was within 7 households of William PARK  s grandfather  s household, and on the same page of the census enumeration dated 20 June 1860. William BAIRD  s age, as of 1860, was given as 47, his place of birth  as  Pennsylvania.   The oldest female in his household is listed as  Jane   her age is given as 16, and her birthplace also as PA. The next person listed in the household is 14 year old Samuel M., who  s birthplace is given as OHIO, as are the four younger members of the household  Elizabeth  12   James  10   Sarah  7   Wm. A.  6 . On the 1870 Census, however, Jane PARK  s age is given as 25, and her place of birth as  Ohio.  This could have been enumerator error. Per Ms. McGREW, Jane  s maiden name was BEARD  perMr.SAGE, marriage records show her name as BAIRD. The 1870 Census lists two children in William J. and Jane PARK  s household.  These were Joseph  age 3  and Nettie  2 ,both born in INDIANA. According to MS. McGREW  s letter to Mr. CARTER in 1973, the couple  ...had several children...   She lists Joseph, Fred, Ralph, Anna Mary and Salome, but gives no ages or birthdates.  REFERENCES  1.  Park W. CARTER  Box 145, Eureka, KS  67045 0145  descendent of William and Jane  ANDERSON  PARK  Thos. and Jennett  MANN  PARK. 2.   Marriage Records Of Jefferson Co. IN, 1811 to 1873   Data sent to Park W. CARTER by William H SAGE, a researcher in Madison, IN  letter dated 06 MAR 1973.  3.  Letter written to Park W. CARTER by Elizabeth McGREW, 15 Ohio  Danville, IL  61832. Letter not dated, but probably ca 1973. Ms. McGREW, a desc. of Elizabeth  PARK  HANNA. 4.  Tombstone inscription   Jane PARK, wife of Wm. J. PARK, Floral Hills Cem., Hoopeston, IL.  via Park W. CARTER  5.  U.S.Census, 1870, IN  Jefferson County, Hanover Twp.  p 12  Dw.   89 Fam.  84. Microfilm  593 328. 6.  U.S. Census, 1860, IN  Jefferson Co., Hanover Twp.  p 557  Dw.285 Fam.  283.  Microfilm   653 270. Source  Elizabeth  Ann  Gilchrist Jun 1998 Andersn.GED 11 8 1999  Adopted  Floral Hills Cemetery, Hoopeston, Vermilion County


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